Jason is originally from Alabama and relocated to Colorado in 2014 where he lives with his wife and five-year-old son. He graduated UCCS in May 2021 with a BA in Sociology and has participated in the accelerated MA program. He begins graduate school at UCCS in the fall of 2021 in pursuit of a MA in Sociology with certificates in teaching and diversity. His research interests include class, consumerism, deviance, and power in modern society as well as the continued development of diversity and inclusion within education. He currently serves as an EDI Ambassador with the UCCS Matrix Center for the Advancement of Social Equity and Inclusion. After graduate school, Jason hopes to use his degree to teach sociology and work to create a more inclusive educational experience for students.